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Future of BC football must wait

Freshman quarterback Chase Rettig has debut cut short with injury

Updated: December 31, 2010, 1:00 AM ET
By Jeff Wagenheim | Special to ESPNBoston.com

NEWTON, Mass. -- He dropped straight back and stood tall in the pocket, surveying the field patiently behind sturdy protection, then fired a bullet down the right sideline, hitting a sprinting Bobby Swigert in stride for a 58-yard touchdown. The future suddenly -- so, so suddenly -- looked bright for Boston College.

The present, not so much.

The dazzling scoring strike by Chase Rettig, the Eagles' freshman quarterback making his much-anticipated collegiate debut Saturday night, merely ...

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